Oriental Pineapple Chicken Wings Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Chicken wings12
 Monosodium glutamate1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Chicken broth1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Canned pineapple slices8 1⁄2 Ounce, drained, reserve syrup (1 can)
 Soy sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cider vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Diagonally sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Green onions4 , diagonally sliced
 Canned water chestnuts5 Ounce, halved (1 can)
 Canned bean sprouts16 Ounce, drained and rinsed (1 can)
 Toasted blanched almonds1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 414 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 66.7 mg

Sodium 2357.8 mg98.2%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%

Sugars 17.5 g

Protein 34 g67.8%

Vitamin A 14.2% Vitamin C 49.4%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 20.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. To prepare the chicken wings remove and discard tips and cut wings in half at joint.
2. In a bowl mix mono-sodium glutamate and ginger and toss the chicken in it.
3. In a large heavy skillet heat garlic and oil and brown chicken wings.
4. To reserved pineapple syrup add enough chicken broth to make 1 2/3 cups and gradually pour into skillet.
5. With cover simmer 15 minutes until wings are tender.
6. Push wings to side of skillet and stir in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar and cornstarch.
7. Add celery and green onions bring to boiling and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
8. Mix in water chestnuts, bean sprouts, almonds and 2 pineapple slices.
9. Through the mixture move chicken wings and heat thoroughly.

10. To serve into a heated serving dish place the chicken wings and garnish top with remaining pineapple slices.